Ebone Eastland

I am a student at Purdue University Calumet. I am enrolled in the Elementary Education and Special Education dual license program.

Recent Posts by Ebone

Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:22 PM in STEM
I'm a pre-service teacher who will be student teaching in a fourth grade classroom in the fall. STEM has always been something that has interested me and I think that it is something very important for kids. I would love to incorporate some STEM activities and units next semester in the classroom I'm student teaching in. Do you have an suggestions? I would love to hear about what worked and what d...

Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:14 PM in First Day of School Science Activities
I absolutely love the idea of a scavenger hunt of the science room on the first day of school. This will definitely peak the interest of the students and get them interested in science. I love it!

Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:09 PM in Force and Motion: The Maglev
In my fourth grade classroom, I taught a science lesson on the Maglev train. It went great, however I struggled with the actual building of the Maglev model. I tried to find a cheap way to build the model but using tape and all that really hindered the students' trains from going down the track. Any ideas on how to fix this issue from those who have maybe taught this topic before?